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Losing Weight on Vacation?

Eat Healthy When Traveling Eat Healthy When Traveling

 

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I am a registered dietitian and diabetes educator at a large hospital and see approximately 8 patients per day. Many of my patients gain weight while on vacation for obvious reasons. Anyway, I just got back from a two week vacation and lost 5 pounds! I am a whole food plant-based, no oil eate...

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How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

The food industry has become very successful at developing irresistible, highly-palatable foods that seduce our taste buds. Because today's food has had its components taken apart, scientifically re-formulated, and put back together (with the addition of salt, sugar and fat into a "food-like" product), the majority of Americans have unknowingly turned into food addicts. As...

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Stomach Emptying Device for Weight Control?

Stomach Emptying Device for Weight Control?

Back in the 1970s, the popular Carol Burnett Show did a recurring sketch making fun of daytime soap operas. The name of the parody, "As the Stomach Turns," was itself a playful poke at a popular afternoon soap of the era. Who would have guessed that the title of the classic comedy sketch would very...

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Losing Weight With Chef AJ is Fun and Delicious!

Losing Weight With Chef AJ is Fun and Delicious!

Have you tried counting calories and carbs to lose weight...but have failed...only to gain back the weight you lost...plus more? Because calorie-restricted diets still allow high-fat, calorie-dense and highly-palatable meals containing animal products, processed foods, sugar, salt, and oils...the root of the problem (food addictions) is not resolved. Any weight that is lost is only...

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Taming the cravings

Taming the cravings

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I've had a love/hate relationship with my bathroom scales most of my adult life. Up & down, up & down... sigh... Looking back at the heavier me, I see me eating a healthy vegan diet, but with lot of high fat foods such as oil, chocolate, nuts & vegan cheese products. When I...

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Wild Claims

Wild Claims

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Do wild claims about foods made on marketing websites annoy you? Here’s an example that disturbed me: http://www.smoothiehealthyrecipes.com/healthy-smoothie-recipes/weight-loss-smoothie-recipes/almond-butter-smoothie-for-weight-loss/ It’s a smoothie “for weight loss”. It's probably ultra yummy, but would it be effective? Let’s look at the ingredients: One cup of coconut milk: 445 calories, 48 grams of fat,(43 grams is saturated fat)1/4...

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Why Weight Loss Might Be Evading Us?

Why Weight Loss Might Be Evading Us?

I am Frequently contacted by people who after adopting a whole-foods plant-based lifestyle in order to lose weight, have become frustrated due to not seeing the results they had been hoping for. Some become extremely discouraged and contemplate giving up on this way of eating entirely. If that is you, please do not give up....

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